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Sep 28, 2012 11:30am PDT
traffic jam by using waze, abc7's free traffic app download it for free from abc7news.com/waze. if you are new to waze, we'll show you cool tricks, after the break. >>> also, rare apology from the head of apple over the new iphone map app. >>> bipartisan owner at state ca >> apple's ceo is apologizing saying he's extremely sorry for the problems with the map application on the new iphone 5. terry, i guess apple's loss is another company's gain. >> reporter: it is. this whole thing prompted that apple apology. apple replaced google maps with apple maps but the apple app is tphroupbd dering so badly some are mocking it on social media. ceo tim cook issued apology today to the millions of iphone 5 users because of apple maps. customers are complaining the problems with the map app are all over the place. fewer details, lacking public transit directions, misplaced landmarks just to name a few. tech analyst says it is a problem but not for long. >> it is a short term embarrassment. they released apps before it was fully baked and i think they did apologize for that and should have. in the e
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Sep 10, 2012 11:30am PDT
the refinery. several groups will give their reports to the air board that includes epa and u.s. chemical safety board. this is not informational not expected the board will take action. this is the first of several meetings. i talked with a representative from chevron he says no new info from the company, but chevron is committed to the investigation and preventing other fires in the future. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> a man is in the hospital after an off-duty police officer shot him in oakland this morning. the man tried to rob the officer. the shooting happened 1:30 a.m. on van buren in adams point neighborhood near lake merritt where they found the man shot once a second man identified himself as an off-duty officer and told police the wounded man tried to rob him at gunpoint. police found a replica gun at the scene the man who was shot is expected to survive. >>> plea 'tis police continue to investigate a deadly shooting at a 7-eleven on north milpitas boulevard in weekend. the 62-year-old employee was found shot to death early friday morning. few details not clear why the man wa
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Sep 12, 2012 11:30am PDT
the attack on the u.s. emery in libya and promises justice for the four americans -- four americans killed, including the ambassador who grew up in the east bay. >>> ambassador stevens and three others were killed when a mob attacked the united states consulate in benghazi. stevens was raised in piedmont. >>> ambassador stevens' body and those of the other victims will be on their way to a u.s. military base in germany before heading home. a marine anti-terrorist team is on the ground providing security. the ambassador is again many that means here and in washington there's mourning. >> as an lamb an -- as-salaam alaikum. my name is chris stevens. >> the piedmont native spent most of his diplomatic career in the arab world with two tours in libya before he was appointed in may. five months after getting the job his life came to a violent and chaotic end when protesters stormed the embassy in benghazi. >> we condemn in the strongest terms, this senseless act of violence. we send our prayers to the families, friends and colleagues of those we've lost. >> three other americans died in the att
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Sep 14, 2012 11:30am PDT
the next half-hour. i'm eric negotiation for cheryl jennings. >> kristen: i'm kristen sze. u.s. ambassador to libya was from the bay area. chris stevens got his law degree at u.c. hastings in san francisco. katie marzullo joins us with the latest anti-u.s. demonstrations erupting. >> we're getting word of two deaths outside the embassy in tunisia. a cloud of smoke has been seen around the embassy there. thousands are throwing rocks at police and police are feirlg tear gas at protestors. also in lebanon, at least one person is dead. security officials say a crowd set fire to a kfc and arby's restaurant. they clashed with police who opened fire killing one person. a u.s. four say a response team has arrived in yemen as security forces were firing live rounds and tear gas into the crowd of about 2,000 protestors who were trying to march to the u.s. embassy. yesterday, hundreds of protestors stormed the embassy compound and burned the american flag. in cairo, egypt, fourth day of the row of scenes just like this. senior officials say suspected islamic militants stormed their base near the gaza
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Sep 17, 2012 11:30am PDT
to be armed and was shot by police. is described only as a nan in his 40s who has been transported to a local hospital. concord police received a call from a resident yesterday morning. this man was at this home claiming to be armed and suicidal. this morning 8:15 police received another call the man was back again and threatening suicide. the s.w.a.t. team was brought in. at some point the man was out aside -- was outside of the house on the land asking police to shoot him. >> there were less lethal attempts to physically control him. those failed. and one of the officers had to tire. >> reporter: shot at least twice? >> more than once is what i'm saying. >> reporter: police will not say whether the man actually showed a weapon or just claim to have up with. they are not telling us what -- to have one. they are not telling us what prompted an officer to shoot the man. we do not know his identity or condition. police are still here investigating, as we speak. the shelter-in-place in this neighborhood lifted. police are expected to be here for a couple of hours investigating. laura anthony, ab
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Sep 27, 2012 11:30am PDT
but worry barricades will prevent them interest exercising their rights during the day. >>> s will be out fogging for mosquitoes in brentwood to prevent the spread of west nile virus. vector control will spray insecticide in an area roughly boarded -- borders -- the move comes after san francisco confirmed first human case of west nile since 2005 when they started tracking it. officials believe he was infected in the city or another bay area county. a dead bird found at san francisco's city college was confirmed to have carried the virus. >>> big celebration underway now for the 10th anniversary of the shopping center santana row. amy hollyfield joins us with the story. people are lining up for the newest store. >> reporter: check out this line, it starts or ends that's the back of it behind me but it winds all the way down this block we are at the new h & m all of these people are hoping to get a coupon, first 200 people get a coupon worth $10 to $300. people at the front got her at 11:00 last night. it is opening today because of the 10th anniversary. look how far this shopping center h
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Sep 26, 2012 11:30am PDT
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Sep 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
rights to his -- -- >>> russell crowe is thanking the u.s. coast guard for a little lift after he and friend got lost while kayaking. you can see russell in the center with coast guard officials were on routine patrol late saturday night when they heard one of the two calling for help. crowe hitched a ride back with them to hunting bay. he sent out this tweet: not lost, we knew exactly where we were pad ing around. -- paddling around, we ran out of bay. >> see all that sunshine out there, a lot going on this labor day, good morning. let's look at some of the clouds still hanging around. today probably warmest in the forecast. >>> plus, isaac's aftermath. the long and difficult process of cleaning up and rebuilding for residents along the gulf coast and the threat of flooding still exists. >> later, the special connection one diver found with a grey seal the underwater video going viral today. mack lyon. a timely bible lesson the lord's way. churches of christ in the to have you visit one of worship assemblies. just do that? you will. week, will you? >>> a few hours from now presid
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Sep 25, 2012 11:30am PDT
dignity in the people he met. >> president obama opens his agrees to the u.n. with a tribute to the late u.s. ambassador to libya and bay area native, chris stevens. i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. >> he called attacks that killed the ambassador and three others assault on the ideals on which the u.s. was founded and issued a strong warning to iran. >> reporter: the backdrop for the president's address to the united nations this morning was a flexing of military muscle in the persian gulf. -- gulf the president paid tribute to the four americans killed during the attacks in libya. >> the president: we must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens not by his killers. today we must declare this violence and intolerance has no place among our united nations. >> reporter: the remarks at the u.n. this morning sent an unmistakeable message. >> the president: make no mistake a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. it would threaten the elimination of israel and the stability of the global economy. >> reporter: israel has threatened a a
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Sep 8, 2012 12:00am PDT
granted the order because there was reason to believe he might take the children outside of the u.s. after it was revealed he quit his job, closed his bank account and got rid of his assets and sold his home. the order also points out mathay lived in tie land and had several bank accounts there. >> according to this restraining order, there must be a court hearing on the matter. the judge asked he appear in court two weeks from today. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >>> and more breaking news. in lake county, fire officials have now lifted mandatory evacuation orders. but a wildfire continues to burn out of control. the fire is near the blue lakes area on cow mountain west of scott valley road and eight miles east of ukiah. sky 7hd took these remarkable pictures of the flames devouring the brush near lake county. it started this afternoon and burned down 500 acres or so. and on the telephone live is the california department of forest reand spokeswoman julie cooley. julie, are you there? >> i am here. >> the last time i talked with you on the news at 9:00 you told us the flames were moving awa
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Sep 18, 2012 11:30am PDT
were 24 hours ago most of us in the 50s, 60 mountain view, 60s and 70s inland antioch 72. near 60 monterey bay, 65 in gilroy right now. we'll have sunshine today, cooler than average, pretty much everyday this seven day forecast. autumn will arrive saturday 7:49, sunday, monday could be some of the coolest days in the forecast. 11° cooler than average in redwood city. south bay low to mid 70s cupertino, san jose 73. peninsula 60s farther south loss al goes and mountain view, 70. upper 50s coast. low 60s -- downtown mid 60s south san francisco and sausalito. upper 50s to near 60 at your beaches, 60s east bay shore, union city, fremont deeper inland castro valley low to mid 70s. east bay valleys mid 70s. up to mid 80s. 80 morgan hill, gilroy. 77 hollister. low to upper 60s around sun around the monterey bay. 85 l.a., 77 san diego. cooler weather moved into the central valley this morning will stay there mid to upper 80s. did you dress properly for the game last night? dress the same way tonight 57 dropping to 53 between 7:15 and 10:00 at at&t4 park. 50s with cloudy conditions uppe
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Sep 19, 2012 11:30am PDT
it will be dry again tonight even with clouds coming back and fog in the north bay, 50s and 60s until you get to antioch 73. low to mid 60s bay and inland. sunshine is spreading quickly already today tempered by that sea breeze below average temperatures today and tomorrow, a brief warming trend friday and saturday try get back to average before another fall cool or cooling hits sunday temperatures back below average. san francisco 68 today, 71 we are not close today, oakland 75 normally, 66 today. south bay 70 in cupertino san jose upper 60s to low 70s for everybody else mid to upper 60s peninsula today clouds clearing out by the afternoon. low to mid 60s downtown south san francisco and sausalito with the sun up north your beaches upper 50s low to mid 70s valleys, 60s east bay shore fremont, castro valley and hercules low to mid 70s. mid 70s to mid 80s, 80s exception pittsburg, antioch and brentwood. 70 santa cruz. 78 tahoe sun, 80s chico and sacramento sea breeze cooling them, fresno 93, 105 palm springs. 86 l.a. near 80 san diego. back home tonight magic number six could it be five after
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Sep 12, 2012 9:00pm PDT
as protesters continue to clash with police/video just in from cairo, ediplomat near the u.s. embassy. the u.s. is sending two warships in to libya in response to the attacks that killed a bay area u.s. diplomat along with three others. among the dead, ambassador christopher stevens. he went to high school and college in the bay area and was appointed to that post in libya within the last few months. heather ishimaru with a look at steven's life. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: chris stevens made this video to introduce himself to the people of libya. friends and family described him as a natural diplomat. a dream ambassador, knowledgeable, experienced and quietly unpreten showers. >> the world needs more of these guys not fewer and i think it is why he was so good at his job because he was always trying to find ways to find common ground between people. >> this was something completely unexpected considering how well liked the a.m. was door -- ambassador was in libya and how effective he had been. >> he was fluent in arabic. >> one of the thi
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Sep 14, 2012 12:00am PDT
happens when saz.e >> there is new information tonight about the 4 americans who died in libya. u.s. ambassador chris stevens, shawn smith and former navy seal glenn doherty all killed. another former seal tyrone woods was the fourth person who died. >> lybian official says there were 2 attack. first by a group that set the consulate on fire then a second attack on convoy carrying stevens, doherty an woods to safety. lybian government says it's already made some arrests. >> thinks what is left of the u.s. consulate, charred, ransacked, abandoned after the u.s. ambassador and 3 others were killed here. today the lybian government announced it hazard several of the militant it believes were responsible for tuesday late night assault. >> this is first time ambassador lost in more than 30 years. >>reporter: peter bart is a united nations mediator and visiting berkeley scholar. he and steve hence a friendship that spanned more than a decade. you knew the compound. was the compound secure. >> at the time that i knew that compound back in 2011 the security arrangement seemed to be f
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Sep 15, 2012 12:00am PDT
killed in the chaos. u.s. troops are on their way to secure embassies in sudan, yemen and libya. at the center of these protests, the independent on-line movie made here that insults islam and ridicules the prophet, mohamed. but should youtube pull them from their site. thomas roman is live with the debate for us. thomas? >> president obama has deployed troops equiped for combat in libya and yemen to defend citizens and property. they fear it will worsen in the coming day usa cross the middle east -- across the middle east after violence sparked by a youtube video some say should be sensorred. in more than 30 countries they are rioting and two more countries are under siege due to the video called the innocence of muslim. it has, spaed anti-american violence -- it has spawned anti-american violence. he is with cay california's yemeni youth for change. >> it was shameful, disrespectful and outrageous frankly. something like this is put out to represent any people. >> he viewed the video recently and agrees with the muslim argument for taking it off the web, but disagrees with the
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Sep 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
the coast. temperatures running in the 50s around san rafael, san francisco4@ half moon bay everybody else in the 60s far east fairfield, antioch and livermore, low to mid 70s itch today afternoon sunshine, cloudy and cool again tonight thunderstorm chance in tomorrow's forecast. today mid to upper 80s south bay could reach 90 los gatos peninsula mid 80s palo alto drop to 75 millbrae. low 60s even upper 50s along the coast mid 60s downtown to 67 south san francisco, 72 in sausalito low to mid 80s north bay valleys upper 50s to low 60s at your beaches. mid 70s to mid 80s from north to south across the east bay shore. east bay valleys hot, low to mid 90s like yesterday 65 monterey more sun 75 santa cruz more sunshine and warmth in morgan hill, 20° warmer, 95 two games almost at the same time. coliseum starts first angels and a's 7:05 first pitch dropping to 57. 7:15 at&t park giants and diamondbacks dropping to 56 both games going to be a little chilly by the time they end. clouds roll back into the bay, coast, a few clouds leak inland mainly 50s when we wake up tomorrow morning. we are wat
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Sep 11, 2012 11:30am PDT
/11 by singing god bless america on the steps of the u.s. capitol leaders from each house and both sides of the aisle praised americans for coming to the to help the victims of the attacks and their families. >>> mitt romney greeted firefighters at o'hare international airport. he also took part in a moment of silence to commemorate 9/11. he released a statement saying americans united one nation god in their determination to stand tall for peace and freedom. >>> alarming reminder that threats continue within our borders. new report from congressional investigators indicates deadly radioactive material may not be properly secured in u.s. hospitals. an estimated 1200 hospitals across the country are deemed high risk for storing radioactive material which could be used to make dirty bombs. hospitals use the material in cancer treatments. the reports calls on the nuclear regulatory commission to regulate upgrades to hospital security issues >> country home to the terrorist who attacked america is slowly rebuilding. bay area non-profit is major part of the effort to restore afghanistan's abi
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Sep 13, 2012 12:00am PDT
. all u.s. embassies around the world are on high alert. chris stevens is the first u.s. ambassador killed in the line of duty since 1988. he rushed to the compound to help save others and gave his life in the process. ama dates is live from the cal campus where a vigil took place at stevens fraternity. ama? >> reporter: yes, he was honored because this is where he went to school, and this was his fraternity. i spoke to one of his friends today who actually met him through the fraternity. they have been good friends ever since. and really it is his friends and family who are having a hard time dealing with the news of his death. candles and condolences at the fraternity house at cal. the men are honoring their fallen brother. the u.s. ambassador to libia chris stevens. >> we are proud of our brother for sacrificing his life in service it our country. >> the loss is greatest for the ambassador's family. i spoke to his step-father by phone. >> the tragedy of it was and there was no one in the english speaking world, and it is a tragic irony that some crazy fringe element of that cultu
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Sep 18, 2012 12:00am PDT
attended haze ntion the 80's and made a lasting impression. as for the current crop of students he made an impression on them too. >> ambassador serves as shining example to all of us. >>reporter: none of the students knew ambassador christopher stevens. he graduated from uc hastings college of law in 1989. but the young men and women felt compelled to take part in a candle light vigil in his honor. >> he sat in the same classroo classroom. maybe he has the same professors and we are connected to this person. he was a great person. grit person to be connected to. >>reporter: ambassador stevens died last we can after an attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. part of wave of unrest over an apartment islam film. witness accounts new video now indicate the ambassador was still breathing when a crowd of libya walk through the compound after the assault. carried him to a car that drove him to the hospital. stevens succumb from the injuries not listening after. the government believes he died of smoke inhalation. >> can't come to our school and answer questions and ask ask for advic
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Sep 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
and friend walking near the station at mid nature back in july. man in his 30's asked the boys to get him a cab. they refused and he began punching trevor. police arrived. cuffed the man noticed he was carrying marijuana. the da office charged the man with possession but not assault. >> i don't feel that what this man is getting is justice. i told my brothers would i do whatever it takes to make sure that this man pay force his crime. >>reporter: family has created a facebook page called justice for trevor to rally support for their teenager. >> parent only meeting took place at albany middle school tonight to discuss the arrest of sixth grade teacher on lewd conduct charges. parents were told students in james class placed in other sixth grade classes beginning monday. 28-year-old teacher has been charged within appropriate contact with former student. neighborhood activist march down south first street in san jose tonight showing those who bring prostitution to the streets they are not wanted. residents are concerned about solicitation up and down the street especially in front o
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Sep 10, 2012 9:00pm PDT
80's and early 90's. also the first portable p c for the armed services. until that point mobile computers were like portable sewing machine waiing weighing more than 20 pounds with a big handle. bill died this weekend from cancer. he was 69 years old. >>> his legacy continues. toys-r-us launching its own tablet computer aimed at children. it will sell for 150 dollars. 7 inch screen. wi-fi connection and 50 pre-loaded kid friendly app. >> anticipation builds for the launch of apple phone 5 j p morgan says the phone could add up to half percent of the nation gd p. speculation abounds about what new feature the phone will v. l david has sifted through the rumor mill and here's everyone's best best guesses. >> almost everyone seems to have an i-phone 4 s on the san jose state campus. they use to it talk text and play music even for navigation. christina would like app toll make one big improvement when the new i-phone comes out wednesday. >> i would like to it process instead of regular map. it's hard to drive and look at the phone at the same time. so many times i'm almos
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Sep 13, 2012 9:00pm PDT
upper 50's and pull back and when did you see trickle of high clouds moving through the bay area we have those today. we'll continue to see some high cloud moving through tomorrow as the weak trough hanging back offshore. here's generating the flow the stream of high clouds in our direction so see few more tomorrow but won't have a significant cooling effect on us nor will the rather shallow marine layer 1,000 feet deep and coastal area a little bit on the cool side but inland area nice and warm tomorrow. so forecast animation 5:00 o'clock tomorrow morning. see the fog early morning midday hours back to the coast then away from the coast. sunny sky and wide range of high pressure from low to mid 60's at the coast. 70's to about 80 around the bay. then 80's to 90's in our inland location. in the south bay we see high mainly in the low 80' 80's. 81 at san jose and cupertino. 83 saratoga. peninsula high of 72 at san mateo o. 76 redwood city. 77 palo alto and coastal high 59 at pacifica. 63 at half moon bay. in and around san francisco high from 62 at the sunset district to 66 do
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Sep 19, 2012 9:00pm PDT
says one of the last people to see the father alive was father jerry lindn e&s. the priest recently attacked by a man he is accused of molesting years ago. that man wil lynch came to the parking garage today to support the family who is now offering a $5,000 reward for information. >> even though this is a cold case, some 8 years old, the family is still hoping someone saw something. we have a link on our website where you can leave a tip. in san jose, abc 7 news. >>> oakland police are looking for the person who led them on a high speed chase tonight. it was brief, it lasted only five minutes and ended when the driver crashed into two cars and a van at mac arthur boulevard and richie street. sky 7 hd was overhead as one person was loaded ton an ambulance. we believe this was someone who was in the car being chased. the driver ran away from the crash. officers blocked off traffic in the area as they continue searching for the drive he. >>> a heated city council meeting in oakland is prompting officials to talk about changing the way the public sessions are congress ducted all togeth
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Sep 7, 2012 11:30am PDT
to facebook.com/abc7news. >>> the labor department says u.s. employer added 96,000 jobs last month, well below the average of 139,000 a month since the start of the year unemployment rate 8.1. analysts say the lower rate is only because more people gave up looking for jobs. >>> jobs are the focus of the campaign trail this morning president obama and vice president biden attended a rally in new hampshire in the face of lower than expected job growth the president noted businesses added jobs for the 30th month in a row. >> the president: we know it is not good enough we need to create more jobs faster. we need to come out of this crisis stronger than when we went in. >> there's a lot that we can do. >> meantime mitt romney was in iowa where he held a rally. he says the latest report shows president obama's policies are not working and the country deserves new leadership. >> there's almost nothing the president has done in the last 3 1/2, 4 years that gives the american people confidence that he knows what he is doing when it comes to jobs and economy and there's nothing he said last night that
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Sep 14, 2012 9:00pm PDT
homecoming today for those 4 americans killed in libya. shawn smith. glen doherty. tyrone woods and u.s. ambassador chris stevens. casket met by grieving family along with president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton. more tonight from martha. >> if up late at tonight you you have undoubtedly seen one of these. >> super snack. >> we apologize we will try to get that piece by martha in for you in just a moment. >> president obama today called the leaders of will i objectia, egypt and yemen asking them to ensure the country security in police to protect americans. he notified congress he was sending combat equip marines to protect american interest. situation is still unstable there. we are on the ground in cairo. >> in cairo today the u.s. embassy under siege. running battle between protestor hurling rock and security force firing back tear gas an water canon. using a create wall to defend the embassy. what is it you want. >> promise from american government that will not happen next year or any other year any more. all government stop disrespecting muslims. stop disres
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Sep 21, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >>reporter: would be kidnapper is described as a white man in his 20's to 30's approximately 6 feet tall with freckle and facial hair. we have a reporter heading to san mateo and will bring you the very latest as soon as we have it. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney arrives this evening at san francisco international airport where he was joined by former secretary of state george shuttle. mitt romney hasn't spent a lot of time in the bay area but when he has it has often been in hillsboro. he held a fundraiser there in may. that's where he is tonight at the historic strawberry hill estate for another big money pick up. amma is there live for us tonight. amma? >>reporter: republican presidential nominee mitt romney just left the event about 8:45 to just 15 minutes ago and ever since guests have been filing out. now you can see he arrived by motorcade at 6:15 this evening and he arrived with a wave to protestors who were gather jeans outside handful who held their signs in support of president obama. now the people standing and supported mitt romney didn't seem too
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Sep 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
the coast line. see low pressure mainly in the low mid 50's perhaps upper 40's north bay valley there water vapor satellite image this area of orange color here indicates very dry air aloft. that dry air will soon be replaced by more moist air as we pull back and show you the remnant of tropical storm elian a and moisture from tropical depression john flowing in our direction. in our direction already and reaching us soon. start the forecast animation at 11:00 o'clock tonight and overnight tomorrow night into wednesday we see some of the clouds and sub tropical moisture flowing up into the bay area and by wednesday slight chance of showers mainly south of monterey or from monterey south ward but still close enough that it is important to post it and show you it is on its way. tomorrow nothing but mainly sunny skies on the way and another warm day as well south bay high pressure mainly in the mid upper 80's. 85 at san jose. 86 at cupertino. up to 90 at los gatos. peninsula we see high high ranging from mid 70's to 80's. 75 at millbrae. 78 san mateo o. 83 at palo alto. mount view. o
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Sep 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
: convert suffered the worst of the damp. displacing 4 91 s who live there. >> p uc says it was 42 inch main that broke and part of newly renovated system but still investigating the cause of that break. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >>> moving on to weather was. reporter depend on tips forecast looks pretty good. >> yes. some of the warmer more summer lake heat from the inland area will start to dissipate over the next few days but remain nice an mild and mostly dry. l mostly. here's east bay camera over in emeryville. things are looking good over there. a little moisture in the air. haze pick up there but the lecloud and fog are pretty much cop typhoon to the coast line right now and mainly clear around the bay inland. you can see the image of the fog pressed up against the coast line and moving locally across the coast and north bay there. right now mainly clear skies and temperature readings of 72 in san rafael. 55 in san francisco. 63 oakland. 74 over antioch. 61 if san jose. these are the highlights. partly cloudy overnight. see mix of clouds sun tomorrow quite a bit of sun
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Sep 27, 2012 9:00pm PDT
the middle east. it happened right now. citigroup j p morgan chase bank of america wells fargo u.s. bank corp and today p nc. millions of people locked out of their account on line. maybe it happened to you. the government is tracking the activity trying to prevent from it becoming a full scale financial nightmare. tonight pierre thomas on who is behind it and what it means for your money. >> tonight the financial banking industry is on high alert. massive cyberattack remains under way. potentially millions of customers trying to bank on line this week blocked. among the target bank of america. p nc wells fargo oychlt there is elevated level of threat. threat is now high. >>reporter: sources tell the us it's denial of service attack. where hacker from the middle east have secretly taken thousands of computers worldwide. those computers zombie overwhelmed bank web site with barrage of traffic. different bank targeted on different days. today was p nc turn. >> we tried for 3 hours to get on p nc web site but we couldn't get through. >>reporter: facebook today frustrated customers. c
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Sep 11, 2012 12:00am PDT
: if the readers picked up and left again today it would rip my heart out. this happened in the 80's. >> if they leave there goes the pride and love. a lot of. that that's what this town needs right now. we need it bad. >>reporter: the mayor rally kicks off a week of events saluting oakland a's and raiders. but not the golden state warriors basketball team. >> reality for sure is the were yours are probably leaving. >>reporter: radio announcer says a owner wolf also wants out of oakland but major league baseball will not authorize a move to san jose. meanwhile los angeles is gunning for an nfl team. it's already proposing the construction of a new stadium. fichlt. [applause]. >>reporter: cap mayor kwan trust raiders owner davis not to the leave for la? >> you have to listen to mark davis. he says he wants to stay in the bay area. >>reporter: but kwan knows what it really takes. she recently announced a new stadium proposal that include hotel and retail shopping all link to the bart and airport connect or. but it all comes down to one thing. >> want to make more money bot
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Sep 20, 2012 11:30am PDT
now this is what we hope happens again tomorrow morning. temperatures 50s at half moon bay, santa rosa everybody else 60s antioch 75. monterey bay sunshine low to mid 60s around the bay inland today a lot of sunshine cool sea breeze temper temperatures as we wind down summer chilly tonight, a few low clouds tomorrow morning fog north bay warmest day tomorrow into saturday, significant cooling trend sunday. today's weather story, five degrees in livermore, 10 in redwood city, 11 in san jose, 71, upper 60s to low 70s most of the south bay. peninsula, a lot of sunshine mid to upper 60s. low to mid 60s -- low to mid 70s north bay valleys, east bay 60s until you go union city. mid 70s to mid 80s east bay valleys. mid to upper 80s morgan hill, gilroy hollister. i don't think it is going to warm up much more with that sea breeze 72, 93 fresno. 86 with sun in l.a., three degrees warmer than average. tonight at&t park. magic number is five. we win it goes down by one dodgers lose it goes down by one i'm a huge baseball fan you think i would have got that right yesterday but it is there. rockies
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Sep 24, 2012 11:30am PDT
attorney, 157 permit beats -- beats the 4s record of four million sold in three days. most stores were sold out by saturday. many preorder customers have to wait until october to get one. >>> 43 days until the election nine until the first presidential debate many some analysts think that debate could be a make or break for mitt romney who has been having a rough ride on the campaign trail. karen travers explains he's trying to get a fresh start. >> reporter: don't call it a reset. this week mitt romney will be agrees sill storming the campaign trail. last night the republican was in colorado trying to gain ground on president obama in a state that will be critical. >> do you want four more years of 8% or higher unemployment? >> no! >> reporter: romney continues stumping in colorado today before a bus tour in ohio tomorrow. he will be greated in the buckeye state by in new ad from the obama campaign, they slam romney for that leaked hidden camera fundraiser video. >> mitt romney attacked 47% of americans who pay no income tax, including veterans, elderly, the disabled. >> reporter: this is
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Sep 5, 2012 12:00am PDT
prior to joining the chp he was a u.s. army reservist. youngstrom's family and friends have been coming by john muir medical center all day and into the evening. as you can see here, his family was escorted by officers this afternoon so they could be by his side. >> i have been speaking with officer youngstrom's family, and they have asked me to convey their thanks to their extended family and friends, the law enforcement and public safety community and the public for their support. >> a great individual. a super individual, a man of faith and support and encourage meant to those around him and his fail members, and just -- his family members and just hearing the stories that it goes along with the kind of guy that i know. >> we have seen a steady stream of officers in uniform. i am told someone will stay with youngstrom through the night, and he will never be alone. youngstrom's family have come from northern and southern california, and the chp told me awhile ago that they are having a very hard time right now and have asked for their privacy. the entire thing has shaken up not
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Sep 6, 2012 11:30am PDT
christopher boone lacy is expected to meet with the d.a.'s office to talk about the case. lacy moved to tehama county in march 2011. he was a freelance computer programmer who used this website to look for work and dates. he claimed to have done contract work for several companies. a business owner confirmed lacy worked for him last year for four months. he said even then he concerns. >>> sometimes you can tell when people have -- they seem to be nice and conversational and everything, but you can tell underneath that they're angry, i would say. >> lacy's father tells us he saw mental problems from his son while he was growing up. he said his son suffered a psychotic break down during his senior year at san francisco state and diagnosed as bipolar. >>> an australian tourist in hawaii who killed a vacaville tourist while jet skiing is expected in court today he crashed into 16-year-old august 5th. today a judge sentenced them to time served, which was 12 days in jail. he was also ordered to pay a fine of $78,000. not before the court heard from the girl's mother. >> i go into her room every so
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Sep 21, 2012 12:00am PDT
from the low 60's to mid 80's. here's waxing crescent moon. 32 percent of full tonight. this was a time lapse is that cool or what as the moon was setting. i was lacking for the fog he couldn't find it. let's check out can't find it there's a reason for all this. that marine layer has just collapsed so we basically have no marin layer in place. skies clear. air running dryer. so we head to the morning hours we see limited low cloud coverage. good news for the shuttle fly over tomorrow morning. temperatures right now in the 50's and decision across the entire bay area except half moon bay down to 40 degrees. cool night patchy clouds. sunny mild tomorrow. looking at warmer weather for the first indicate of fall. mid to upper 40's in the north bayalley most other areas will be in the 50's. half moon bay down to 47 and we'll see some patches of low clouds around the renal first thing tomorrow morning. i want to show you basically what is coming as we lock at the computer animation year of low pressure that was original nationally to come right down in the bay area
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Sep 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
. >>> a walnut creek woman sexually abused by two moraga middle school teachers in the 1990s is now suing the school district and former administrators. she says they ignored signs of abuse years before she was targeted allowing more students to become victims. leslie brinkley is here now with her story. leslie? >> that's right, kristen filed the lawsuit in superior court against the moraga school district and several retired administrators for as she said turning a blind eye to sexual abuse and letting etch tooers to prey on students. she shared the letter that triggered her filing the lawsuit this week. >> it took the air out of my lungs. i felt i couldn't breathe. >> in the letter dated june 12th, the moraga middle school student outlined being abused by a teacher. >> they knew he was abusing students. there were other letters in other memos and a documentation that he was abusing students and getting away with it. they created a culture and an environment. >> the principal and the other administrators ignored the abuse. at the time she was a 6th grader, and then two years later she be
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Sep 25, 2012 12:00am PDT
segment of the pipe in this service should have been included in a pipe inspection program. >> u.s. chemical safety board says the decision made by chevron are being investigated. another decision in question has history residents even more fired up. >> how long can we hold our breath? the fire was spread over 11 hours. >> epa launched a criminal investigation into why chevron bypassed its air monitoring equipment and burned off toxic gas at least 20 times without reporting it between 2005 and 2009. >> when chevron installed 6 flow meter to comply with the regulation we did not recognize the need for meter on this line. >>reporter: she have respect payed a fine of 170,000 dollars for sulfur dioxide emission. >> i think these events make one make it harder for one to trust the credibility. i know they are working on it but it's hard to trust them under the circumstances. >> a lot of people were still complaining of health issues and weren't happy to here what cal/osha said tonight. they said it's unlikely that chemical can be detected in the body to prove the health issues are r
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Aug 31, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. temperatures in the 50's mid to upper 50's most part and 61 right now at antioch. here are the highlights. cloudy skies developing tonight with 80's of chris's el. slightly warmer tomorrow than it was today and much warmer on subpoenaed and on monday which is labor day. start our forecast animation 11:00 o'clock tonight. we expect to see wide spread clouds pushing well l inland and a little pockets of drizzle here and there around the bay area and overnight low will be in rather uniform range mainly low to mid 50's. 51 to 56. 50 to 56 most of the bay area and again little pockets of scattered drizzle. okay here's happening in the atmosphere. satellite image upper level low that started this cooling tren trend. 2 day cooling trend. it heads east tomorrow still keep the cooling influence over us so one more much cooler than a day but a little bit milder than today than on sunday. warm-up. lets look at high for tomorrow starting in the south bay where it's partly cloudy. partly sunny. high pressure mainly in the mid 70's. 74 santa clara 75 san jose and cupertino on the peninsula hi
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Sep 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
chief during world war two he issued what he called a humble apology but he s ntroversial remarks. >> not telling the truth you are lying. i said joseph concept was the big lie. if you tell it enough people will think it's the trawvt. >>reporter: congress william pelosi seen here with burt open says she has no problems with the explanation. romney campaign called it gutter politic. white house called it inappropriate. >> that was in charlotte. politically powerful and supporters are rubbing elbow and preparing for the president big tonight at the democratic national convention on thursda thursday. now 7 news political reporter mark matthews is in charlotte covering the convention and young delegate from san francisco who is already getting noticed. this is me lace san miguel 26 years old. first national political convention. and i'm taking better it's not her last. when she tells me her time here at the convention seems a little dream like she's talking about the american dream. >> i captain believe it's happening. made me think this is the only country where something
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Sep 17, 2012 9:00pm PDT
this the evening to remember ambassador chris stevens. he was killed last we can when the u.s. consulate was attacked in benghazi libya. ambassador stevens graduated from san francisco school of law. students held a vigil in his memory. >> doesn't matter whether we were burn when he attended hastings. he knows everything about it. he talked the same corridor. sat in the same classroom. may that he had the same professors and we are connected to this person. he was a great person. great person to be connected to. >>reporter: u.s. government believes stevens died of smoke inhalation from the fires set on the compound. lybian say he was found alive. u.s. is still investigating act exactly what happened. they say extremist turned anti-film protest into an assault. al qaeda has said it was a revenge attack. >>> p.m. and the video sparked another massive rally in lebanon. leader of hezbollah is asking world government to block access to web sites showing the film. he disnot appear in public fear of assassinated and rally held in other nations as well. where did the outrage beg
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Sep 22, 2012 12:00am PDT
moved to 16th and mission where the u.s. bank is and wells fargo. they smashed windows and spray painted graffiti and made damage to a restaurant nearby. police caught up with them, and that's when the group dispersed. there was no arrests. protestors were passing out these anti-police fliers talking about the shooting saying "you can't shoot us all." and here is a look at last night after the officer involved shooting. it was a 22-year-old who police say was armed with a tech 9. that man has a violent history of robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and released from jail about two weeks ago. again tonight in the protest, one officer injured, and not life-threatening, and the protesters dispursed for now. police are keeping extra officers on the street all night. ama dates, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> more breaking news on the peninsula. we are learning san mateo police swarmed three schools. there was a kidnapping attempt on parkside elementary and a stranger on one campus and somebody offering alcohol to students on the campus of bayside stem academy. police not sure if these three i
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Sep 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
miles in half moon bay and santa rosa down to seven miles and the temperatures in the region in the 50s and 60s. it is only going to get cooler first thing tomorrow morning. watch out for pockets of dense fog for that morning drive. now, we are about to head into warm to hot territory later this week. i will be back to let you know when you might want to break out the shorts and the t-shirts. dan? >> sandhya, thanks very much. >>> san jose's little saigon controversy is heating up again. this time over a plan to put up freeway signs. remember four years ago members of the vietnamese community demanded that san jose rename the area known as little saigon. it was compromised by allowing privately sponsored street signs. cal trans says it it cannot post the signs unless the council approves a resolution. a vote is expected on election day, november 6th. >>> up next, comcast is slashing jobs and closing call centers and moving out of the bay area. why the cable provider is heading for greener pastures. >> also here, look, ma, no hands. california makes it legal, but how soon will we really
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Sep 7, 2012 9:00pm PDT
the children outside of the u.s. after it was revealed he had quit his job, closed his bank accounts, got rid of his assets and sold his home. the order also points out mcfay had lived in thailand and had several bank accounts there. now according to this restraining order, there must be a court hearingn the matter. june has asked that mcfay appear in court two weeks from today. in the newsroom, abc 7 news. >>> more news to report. body found in a remote part of the county prompted all kinds of speculation tonight about who it might be. authorities are on the scene where a body has been found discovered in a heavily wooded area off canon road. sorry about that. now to amma who is in that area live tonight with the very latest and concern and questions here are about whether this ace young girl who has been missing for 6 months. >>reporter: correct dan. now the body was found just after 9 this morning and police have spent the better part of the day on scene investigating. it was found by a driver who was driving down 101 and pulled off intercanon road. as you said it's a heavily w
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Sep 18, 2012 9:00pm PDT
now to stop it. >>reporter: u.s. attorney office and u.s. department of education. busted several major student financial aid fraud ring in california. 17 people have been arrested in the last month alone. from sacramento all the way to el cajon. affecting mostly community colleges and for profit schools like university of phoenix. agent recovered nearly 1 million dollars in california. nationally the figure is more than 8 million dollars. >> those who rip off federal aid funds can expect to find themselves in a prison cell instead of a class ramp. >>reporter: it worked like this. >> defendant sometimes applied in their own names but more often recruited straw students who had no intention of actually attending college classes. >>reporter: once the college gets the federal financial aid check and deducts tuition the rest is given to student to cover book food transportation but the thieves drop out of school and responsible the money on luxury. easy to get away with because of the popularity of on line classes. where students hardly ever interact with school officials or t
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Sep 28, 2012 9:00pm PDT
a case of somebody trying to beat the light. in oakland, 7 news. >> 19 u.s. military veterans filed a lawsuit in san francisco federal court saying they were raped while in the armed forces and faced retaliation for reporting the crime. 2 of the defendants spoke about their ordeal at uc hastings college of law. they told stories of harassment and assault by military superiors. danielle was raped several times she says. starting as recruit in 2003. >> i thought hi 2 choices. will or unwilling. i knew that if i stood up for myself again i would have been punished mor more. isolated more. and abandoned. >>reporter: congresswoman spear joined the plaintiffs. she sponsoring bail called the stop act. that would create an impartial office of civilian and military experts to rae view rape cases in the arm services. now this past tuesday secretary of defense panetta ordered military to improve its sexual assault prevention programs. >> governor brown signed legislation today that creates the nation first state run retirement savings program for private sector workers. it covers mor
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Sep 1, 2012 12:00am PDT
livermore. as you notice, it is a cool day. many areas are struggling to get into the 60s and 70s. livermore is a good 20 degrees below normal for this time of year. it was only in the 60s. the temperatures right now in the 50s. here are the highlights. we are basically looking at cloudy skies. areas of drizzle. partly cloudy and below normal for your saturday afternoon. but much warmer weather coming your way sunday and labor day. look for widespread low clouds. if you are heading out the door and starting your holiday weekend, grab a sweatshirt and jacket. patchy drizzle expected and there are slick roadways for sure. here is what is causing the cooler air today and the deep marine layer. it is a trough. this toough heads east and once it pushes out of here, we will start to see a reversal and there is much warmer weather for your sunday and monday. 78 degrees for los gatos. mostly sunny skies and mid70s campbell, san jose, santa clara. on the peninsula you will start out gray and partly sunny around redwood city. 72 in palo alto. 58 in pacifica. there is not much change there. sunset dist
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Sep 21, 2012 11:30am PDT
'll keep it for three years then upgrade to the next 6s or something. >> reporter: he will be back to do this again. they won't tell me how many they have left. if you want to come down and try to get one it is a roll of the dice. they expect a rush at lunch. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> this is the scene at the apple store in palo alto which opened to eager crowds 8 a.m.. many having camped out overnight. the store on university avenue is special to apple fans, minutes from the home of the late steve jobs. first in line was a palo alto drum teacher who first bought apple stock when it was $13. it is now trading at over $700 a share. driven up by enthusiasm over the iphone 5. >> he can buy as many phones as he wants >> other news of the day big rig went out of control blocked rail tracks in santa rosa this morning. -- in santa clara this morning. it came to rest on the tracks at park avenue that interrupted service on the winchester to mountain view line. the delay lasted an hour and a half buses were used to take passengers to san fernando stations and convention center. no injuries r
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Sep 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. this is the time of year we see dense fog. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. it certainly is getting cool outside. fog tonight, dense in patches and warming begins tomorrow. look at that warm and hot weather for the weekend so we will turn off the natural a.c. and crank up the heat. good sleeping weather tonight. upper 40s to 50s tomorrow morning. thick fog may slow down your morning commute. bundle up as you head out the door. here is a look at satellite picture, water vapor imagery and we have a warmer pattern developing. you see the jetstream, faster upper level winds that move it to the upper part of the atmosphere, that is way off to the north. we have a large ridge of high pressure that is going to set up and that is what is going to provide us with some warmth. it all begins tomorrow but as the high pressure builds inland we'll start to see warm wind developing off the warm land going towards the ocean. that is when the heat will peak on sunday. hot conditions in our inland valleys, near hundred degrees. tomorrow will be a warm day. 80 in sunnyvale. 82 for san jose and nice day on the peni
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Sep 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
the bay area. temperatures are primarily in the 50s and 60s. actually we are having problems with the graphic. let's see if i can get a different clicker. perhaps that will advance. and you will see the numbers here. apparently we are having trouble. we will have to toss it back to you, carolyn and dan, and hopefully we will get a reboot. we will do the contrast. 49,000 viewers have liked us on facebook, and you are all eligible to enter our sweep stakes to win $49,000 go to facebook.com/abc7 news and click on our win the $49,000 button. that will take you to the page where you can actually fill out the form and we will announce the winner on october 18th, right after the 49er game here on abc7 news. it is $49,000 you can win. pretty big win. and of course one lucky winner will get that. good luck to you all. hopefully we will have the weather forecast in a few minutes. >> you know when your computer freezes up at home how irritating that is? >> exactly. i am rebooting and it is coming back. >>> coming up next, it is fright night. >> at one of the ♪ just put a little bit of
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Sep 7, 2012 12:00am PDT
degrees. it is going to be a cool night. most other area in the 50's redwood city antioch in the low 60's. here's are your highlights we are lacking at base can i coastal clouds tonight. mild pattern friday through sunday and warmer days are coming early next week so we do have a little bit of change come. today high pressure came. in the upper 80's inland. coastal area in the low 60's. we bump you up a little more for the inland community. tomorrow in one direction and that's down in the morning starting out cool we don't have as much cloud cover as we did last night in termsv: of the mid hih cloud so they don't insulate when you only have just the fog so 49 in napa first thing in the morning. 47 half moon bay. santa cruz 49 degrees you will face the fog. 52 san francisco. give yourself a little extra time and make sure you wear a sweater or jacket as you head out the doors. water vapor image ray return of dry air aloft and with that return of dry air it means stable atmosphere heading into the weekend. tomorrow morning starts out with the fog. low fod pull away. sun is ou
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